Attractions

Explore 11 miles of World Heritage across 2 countries, taking in tunnels aqueducts, viaducts, stunning scenery and charming towns and villages. Things to do include canal boating – under power or horse-drawn, – walking, cycling, discovering castles and much more. For further ideas on where to stop for food and drink, buy gifts, find accommodation and other activities, please see our Business and Community page.

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  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line
  • All
  • Places to visit
  • The canal
  • Things to do
  • Towns
  • Trains
*barge on chirk aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct and Tunnel

Straddling the border between Wales and England
*cchirk viaduct and aqueduct

Chirk Viaduct

Awe-inspiring architecture and engineering
*Chain Bridge River Dee

Chain Bridge

A unique bridge spanning the River Dee
*Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Built for defence, the castle is a symbol of power
*Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

Llangollen Tourist Information Centre

A warm welcome to Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
+pontcysyllte Aqueduct North Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

One of the most astonishing feats of engineering from the Industrial Revolution
*boat and horse at Llangollen Wharf

Llangollen Wharf

A great day out for all the family
*valle crucis abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey

The legendary medieval abbey was founded in 1201

Berwyn Station

An unusual design due to the narrow piece of land available

St Mary’s Church, Chirk

Visiting here will reward you with historical art and artefacts
*family bike ride on Llangollen Canal

Trevor

At the northern end of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
*whitehouse tunnel

Whitehouses Tunnel

Navigate your way under the A5 in this 18th century tunnel
*Historic Llangollen Bridge

Llangollen

The picturesque town in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site
*historical photo of cefn mawr

Cefn Mawr

A town with a significant industrial heritage
*llantysilio church interior

Llantysilio

The perfect place to take a picnic at Horseshoe Falls
*horseshoe falls

Horseshoe Falls

A masterpiece of Thomas Telford engineering
*plas newydd llangollen

Plas Newydd

Capturing the imagination since the 18th century
*old railway line walk fingerpost

Old Railway Line Walk

Created in the 1860s to serve local industries, now a gentle 2-mile walk

Chirk

A thriving local community with a history dating back to the 11th Century
*froncysyllte community centre

Froncysyllte

A community with a rich industrial history
*gledrid bridge

Gledrid Bridge

The entrance to the World Heritage Site in Shropshire
*chirk bank bridge

Chirk Bank

There are a variety of walking, cycling and running routes near to Chirk Bank
*Tŷ Mawr Country Park

Tŷ Mawr

Picturesquely situated beneath the dramatic Cefn Viaduct
*Cefn Viaduct and roundhouse

Cefn Viaduct

A stunning railway viaduct seen best from Ty Mawr Country Park below
*Panorama of Dinas Brân

Dinas Brân Castle

There’s a rewarding walk to dramatic ruins of the castle and magnificent views
*Trevor basin tuning fork

Trevor Basin

An essential mooring and turning facility with a fascinating history
*llangollen pavilion

Llangollen Pavilion

Welcoming the world for over 25 years
*steam train at llangollen railway

Llangollen Railway

A scenic 10-mile heritage railway line